Our Team

Our number one value at Harness is one of Deep Care, and our people demonstrate this every single day. We will always go above and beyond for our people, our contractors, and our clients. And this value starts with our leadership business function leaders and the members of each team

Michael O’Reilly | Managing Director & Business Founder

Rory Duff | Chief Executive Officer

Rory’s position as CEO of Harness Energy Services, comes from a culmination of 10+ years’ experience in various organisations in advertising, public relations and marketing. Having a strong background in business development and account management, coupled with a creative train of thought from a history in advertising, Rory places a strong emphasis on pragmatic, innovative and efficient solutions to business needs. Adapting, evolving and embracing technological efficiencies are key skill sets that Rory brings with his leadership and ability to drive change in organisations and ensure commercial outcomes and return on investment.

Nicholas Brigginshaw | Financial Controller

Nick is an experienced accounting professional with a strong analytical and problem-solving ability that is complemented by a high proficiency and passion for numbers. Motivated, conscientious, and commercially focused, Nick delivers useful information and commercial insights for decision making to stakeholders across all levels of business.

Christopher Winter | General Manager – Darling Downs & Surat Basin

John Kearney | General Manager – PNG

Titi Salau | Team Leader  Labour Hire

Lisa Maguire | Account Manager

Helen Spurgeon | Marketing & Communications Manager

Pooja Dhaga | Client Services Manager

Patrick Amrein | Compliance Manager

Travis Davies| Senior Recruiter

Deanne Smith| HR Co-ordinator

Jesse Osborn| GTO Manager

Shari Eggmolesse| Senior Indigenous Mentor

Thomas Orcher| Indigenous Mentor

Ruby Xu| Financial Accountant

Rachel Astrid| Client Services Officer

Training Team

At Harness we pride ourselves on having the most experienced trainers in the business. While a large swathe of people can attain the qualifications needed to be a trainer, Harness has a strict threshold for whom it takes on.

Our trainers have served for long periods in some of the toughest industries, gaining valuable experience and honing their skills. The passion and desire they show to their work translates into valuable learning opportunities for participants in training courses.

Aaron Harvey | Acting RTO Manager

Gabriel Plazas | QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

Gabriel is a professional petroleum engineer with 10 years of experience, running completion, services tools and DST. Gabriel has a strong background as technical Instructor Teaching different courses such as IWCF/IADC well Intervention and completions, Drilling for onshore and offshore operations, stuck pipe prevention and rig pass. Gabriel is passionate about teamwork, planning, organizing skills and also a strong commitment to HSE.

Martyn Smith | Lead Trainer and Assessor

Martyn is an extremely experienced Trainer and Assessor with a strong industry background in Oil & Gas. Martyn’s passion is safety, and achieving positive learning outcomes for his candidates, this is evidenced in his quality of training and assessing. Marty’s calm and measured demeanor creates a very comfortable learning environment for his students as he strives to achieve safety performance in the medium-to-high risk industries through behavior change.

John Davie | Trainer & Assessor

Richard Norman| Trainer & Assessor

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